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SHOES
Written by J.A. Bentham. Illustrated by Hilda T. Miller.
Stock no. 2126692
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1ST 1920. Very good condition.

A Story For Children. Grey cloth with dark red/brown titles and decorations to spine and front cover. B/w pictorial endpapers. 4 colour plates + other b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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CHILDREN IN VERSE
Written by Thomas Burke. Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton.
Stock no. 2126520
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

50 songs of playful childhood. Lovely blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes to spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. 8 beautiful colour tipped in plates with captioned tissue guards. B/w text illustrations. 135 pages. Top edge gilt. Bumping and wear to spine and cornes. Some fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins. One plate is a bit creased. One page has a couple of large closed tears; now repaired with magic tape.

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THE BOOK OF BETTY BARBER
Written by Maggie Browne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Harry Rountree.
Stock no. 2125348
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1910. Good condition.

Brown cloth, black titles to spine and front cover. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. 6 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Spne and corners are bumped and worn. A few marks to covers. Colour frontis is MISSING. Some foxing and margin marks. Creasing to some page margins. All b/w illustrations have been coloured in. A reading copy.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 2125309
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Uneven fading to covers; a few other marks. Presentation plate to front pastedown. Foxing and a few margin marks to pages. Plates in excellent condition!

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1208888
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine browned with slight wear at top and tail. Corners very lightly rubbed. A few small marks to rear cover. Prize plate on front pastedown. A few hinges slightly pulled. Very occasional foxspots. All plates in fine condition.

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THE SONGS AND SONNETS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Written by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
Stock no. 1314865
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

12 glorious tipped-in colour plates. 2 turquoise plates plus decorations on every page. Large format. Red cloth, gilt spine and blind decorations to covers. Turquoise pictorial endpapers. 239 numbered pages includes index of first lines. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Small mark to top edge of front cover. A few tiny indentations to cover edges. 1 plate (and mount) detached but all plates are present and in fine condition. The detached mount has ragged edges. Some hinges are cracked/pulled showing webbing beneath. Some light foxing. Tissue-guards of plates are slightly browned and some are slightly torn.

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A LITTLE BOY LOST
Written by W.H. Hudson. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 1314511
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt decorations. 12 plates, colour and b/w plus other b/w drawings. 11 x 8". Large format. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. A few small, light marks to covers and a small splash mark to lower edge of front cover. Name plate to front pastedown. Tiny booksellers sticker to rear pastedown. Endpapers and prelims lightly browned. Small drink(?) stains to lower margins of first half of the pages (small stain to lower textblock which has seeped into the pages - they are very small marks, not affecting the text).

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THE BUCCANEERS - A TALE OF THE SPANISH MAIN
Written by A.E. Bonser. Illustrated by J.R. Monsell.
Stock no. 1503997
Published by Duckworth & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Green pictorial cloth. 8 amusing colour plates plus numerous b/w text illustrations. 106 pages. Spine and corners bumped with wear. Stain to lower corner of front cover. Spine browned. Covers grubby and marked. Name in ink to front endpaper. One plate has scoring and one has pencil marks and small spots of surface paper damage. Contents foxed with some browning.

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AN ENGLISHMAN IN THE RUSSIAN RANKS
Written by John Morse.
Stock no. 2115529
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1916. Good condition.

Black cloth with red titles. Ten Months' Fighting In Poland. Some marks and scuffs to covers. Bumping to spine and corners. Split to bottom 1" of spine. Foxing throughout.

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NAPOLEON AN OUTLINE
Written by Colin R. Ballard.
Stock no. 2107278
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

B/w diagrams. In four parts: The Adventurer; The Man of Destiny; The Man Against Destiny and Dramatis Personae. Bumping and wear to covers; a little fraying to cloth at corners. Front joint is cracked. Some foxing.

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WATTY A WHITE PUPPY
Written by Mrs. Ernest Ames. Illustrated by Mrs. Ernest Ames.
Stock no. 1801080
Published by Duckworth & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Watty was the fat white puppy that lived with Dicky the woolly fox-cub and the little blue girl called Betty... Blue cloth spine, white pictorial paper front board. Full page colour illustration every other page. Covers a little grubby and creased. One line inscription in ink to front pastedown. Prelims grubby with a closed tear to gutter edge of title page. A few finger marks present. Illustrations clean and bright.

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THE CHILD OF THE AIR
Written by M.H. Spielmann. Illustrated by C. Wilhelm.
Stock no. 582014
Published by Duckworth & Co.. Circa 1910. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth, with black title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners are a little bumped. Spine is darkened. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few light margin marks to contents. One b/w plate has large corner torn completely off (affecting picture) and has been taped back in on one side to keep it in place.

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